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Eclectic Designer Home - Walk to Magazine, Coffee, Conventions, Restaurants

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

High Design Meets Comfort! Family Friendly! Close to Convention, WWII Museum

Searching for a home that highlights the character of historic New Orleans yet beckons with luxurious amenities, thoughtful comforts, and stylish furnishings? Look no further than this exceptionally restored quintessential New Orleans Shotgun home!

From the double parlors styled for enjoying the company of friends, to the private and restful two bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed and luxuriously layered linens, you'll delight in returning home after exploring the city. A full restoration ensures modern function and amenities while historic pocket doors, mantels and original floors deliver the original historic character.


The Lower Garden District is a prime location within the city for visitors and business travelers alike. The Warehouse District, Garden District and French Quarter are easy to reach on foot. The house is one block to shops and restaurants on Magazine Street and 4 blocks (0.4mi) to the Street Car on St. Charles Ave. French Truck, a wonderful local roaster and coffee shop is 2 blocks from the house as is Barrel Proof bourbon bar and local Courtyard Brewery.


This is a very private, quiet, large apartment is within a "double shotgun house" and has access to both the front and back porches/patios. The two bedrooms are completely private (no pass through rooms like some New Orleans shotgun style homes) and the master has an en suite bath. The other unit is a small one bedroom apartment on the left side of the home.

The front room has a sofa which converts to a comfortable twin size, creating a third bed. An additional queen air mattress can be set up to accommodate children or other guest(s) in one of the front rooms.


Plentiful free street parking can be found right in front of the home, a bonus in New Orleans!

Saints Fans (& Visitors)! Great convenient location for games and events at the Superdome or the Smoothie Center. The house is 1.3 mi to the Dome.

Attention Conventioneers! This home is so close to the Convention Center. You will love being a quick walk to a relaxing and comfortable home! By Google Maps calculation it is 0.6 mi walking distance to the main entrance (closer if you use one of the other entrances).

We provide an independent check-in process with a coded lockbox. No need to arrange a set time to meet us but we live on the block and are available if needed!

Some of the most enriching travel experiences center around feeling a personal connection to a place. Staying in this home is a unique way to experience New Orleans local culture and we provide a well-qualified locals list of favorite restaurants, music venues and cultural attractions!

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Central City/Garden District Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Do not flush hygienic wipes or feminine products.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Authentic Claw Foot Tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Front Parlor - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Front Parlor has a convertible twin size sofa or space for a queen size air mattress. Pocket doors and drapes can be closed for privacy.
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking


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Eclectic Designer Home - Walk to Magazine, Coffee, Conventions, Restaurants
average rating of 4.909091 based on 35 reviews

elegantly designed NOLA home

  • 5 of 5

We loved Ro's home. Her place was beautifully designed, so much inspiration here! The home is located in the lower garden district. Within walking distance there are a few coffee shops and a couple bars. The WWII museum and the Superdome are also less than a mile away. Most other activities we took a Lyft to.

Thank you Ro!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Barbara

Perfection in NOLA

  • 5 of 5

A group of 5 of us stayed for 5 nights while we were attending a conference at the convention center. Ro’s home was perfect - absolutely gorgeous, comfortable and convenient. We had one small issue with the key and Ro was very responsive and addressed it immediately. We would be thrilled to stay there again next time we are in New Orleans!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Freedom, Pennsylvania

Very comfortable, easy access to the city.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. The home was clean and had a charming mix of old and new. Within walking distance to the WWII museum and trolley lines. Plenty of great uber rides available.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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We're already planning a return visit to this calm oasis and its crazy town

  • 4 of 5

3 of us have just spent 8 nights in this lovely home near the border of Lower Garden and the Warehouse District. The rooms are large, well furnished and comfortable, and the second bedroom isn't an internal room which I believe can be common with shotguns. I loved the large and well-equipped kitchen, the large main bedroom and the very comfortable sitting room.

There are good coffee shops around the corner on Magazine, as is the 11 bus which runs frequently and will get you from the Audubon zoo at one end to Canal St at the other. We found it too far to walk to the French Quarter (but it could be done), so opted to Uber it or walk the couple of short blocks up to St Charles and catch the trolley car to Canal St. There's lots of parking right in front or on the vacant lot opposite.

We heard hardly any noise from the overpass a couple of blocks away (there's just a soft background hum if you try hard) and an awareness of the immediate neighbours coming and going but they were very considerate. The bedrooms in the back of the house are very quiet at night.

The only reason I haven't given 5 stars is that we found the bed in the main bedroom a little uncomfortable, and when it's time to replace it a king bed would be wonderful in such a beautiful big room.

Although we didn't meet her in person, Ro has been a great host, very welcoming and quick to respond to any queries, and the house itself felt welcoming and imbued with her warm personality.

Jo Glynn, Sydney

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Great house! So cute and clean.

  • 5 of 5

While we weren't at the house much of the time we were in New Orleans, we loved the house! Cute, clean and very comfy.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shelley! Please come again!!
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Great location, beautiful home

  • 4 of 5

A beautifully restored home, very comfortable for our party of seven. Owners were very responsive whenever we had questions or concerns, and super friendly. The home offers lots of free parking (a huge commodity in NOLA) ....

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Ro

I'm a historic preservationist and designer and live in the Lower Garden District with my young family. I love to travel for pleasure but also spent over a decade traveling domestically and internationally for a corporate job. As such, I understand a traveler's expectations for comfort and amenities but believe that true luxury travel is anticipating a guest's needs before they do. In my home, you'll find unexpected delights and touches that really add to one's travel experience.

Ro purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Ro chose Central City/Garden District

This house is stylish and cozy and retains so much original historic charm. If you want to experience living in a New Orleans home with soaring 12 foot ceilings, pocket doors, and floor to ceiling windows, this home will speak to you. The location is great for returning New Orleans lovers and first timers alike. A quiet street tucked amongst the city's most desirable neighborhoods and attractions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ro and Seth were wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcomed. The shotgun was charming, updated, very spacious and comfortable. The neighborhood was in a central location, a block off of Magazine, quiet and very convenient to the French Quarter and to the Garden District. We would definitely stay there again.
Sep 2016
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Car: not necessary

On a charming and quiet street in the Lower Garden District. Walk one block to Magazine St. The Street Car on St Charles is 3 blocks away. Walk to WWII Museum and The Ogden Museum of Southern Art or if you're here for business, The New Orleans Convention Center. Within one block radius you'll find a fantastic coffee shop/roaster, local brewery and bourbon bar!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
City Fee $0.50 per Room $1
Tax Rate 4.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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